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David Umaru: The Last Man Standing in Niger, By Gimba Kakanda

Surviving as the opposition in the political culture of Niger state is a feat possible only for the tough and the extraordinarily resilient. Over time, as a keen observer, I've watched and studied the comings and goings of certain dramatic figures who have emerged to challenge an incumbent government and…
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The Security Ruses Against the Chibok Movement, By Oby Ezekwesili and Hadiza Bala Usman

For over two months, security agencies have harassed and sought to intimidate our movement incessantly. The latest was the statement yesterday accredited to the Deputy Director of Department of State Security, Mrs. Marilyn Ogar who described the #BringBackOurGirls campaign as a franchise. She made the comment in Abuja while responding to questions…
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Ekiti election and Fashola’s Paralogic, By Kingsley Kuku

Mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion etc… - Frederick Engels (1820-1895) Reading Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola’s commentary on the outcome of the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State was quite exhilarating. However, for the Lagos…
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